Sitecore Lead

Major Players
City of London, London
£80000 - £85000 per annum
17 Mar 2021
16 Apr 2021
Eliz Arken
Development & UX
Business Type
Senior Manager
Contract Type

We're recruiting for an accomplished Sitecore lead who can play a key role in the design and development of complex Sitecore solutions for our international client base. You should have a background with requirements definition, Sitecore system architecture design and documentation, and leading a team of developers through technical delivery.
This is a client facing role and you will need very strong communication and technical skills and be comfortable working in a multidisciplinary team both within the agency and with client stakeholders. This is a fantastic opportunity to ignite your career and make a real difference in a dynamic, creative, (digital agency with a focus on customer experience, branding, content, and technology) of 80 people!

The role
You will be spearheading the design of high quality, complex Sitecore solutions. You will own technical solution design and be accountable for delivery of Sitecore projects with the development team.

Key aspects of this role include:
- Technical requirements gathering and understanding
- Sitecore solution definition and architectural design
- Close working with client teams and 3rd party vendors
- Technical discovery, building understand and advising on feasibility
- System and process documentation and client playback / presentation
- Technical architecture design of Sitecore components and integrations
- Project planning and estimation with developers and project managers
- Hands on development
- Team mentoring and skills growth

Your skills
We're looking for a strong mix of technical, analytical and communication skills, and would expect you to be able to tick most or all of these boxes:

Core skills
- Experience with designing complex applications and service based architectures
- Quick at gaining understanding of technical systems and challenges
- Comfortable at gathering and prioritising requirements
- Pragmatic approach to system documentation and design artefacts
- Expert Agile delivery skills including backlog management and estimation
- Comfortable hosting client workshops and presenting your ideas
- Hands on experience with Sitecore development as outlined below
- Experienced at leading a team of developers to deliver as part of an Agile team

Must have technical skills
- Expertise on Sitecore Version 8.2 or above (5 years +)
- Expertise with Sitecore:
- XP + XM
- Cloud Services
-Pipeline customisation
- Sitecore certification
- Expertise with design and delivery of service based architectures
- Expertise with Azure Services, inc:
- App Services
- Azure Search
- App Insights & remote debugging and logging
- Redis
- Azure CDN (Verizon)
- FrontDoor

You will need an excellent ability to communicate your ideas and work with others to make them happen. You need to be a self-starter who can organise your thinking and manage your own time in an efficient manner.

This is a lead role and is prime for someone looking to step up and take on greater responsibility across the design and delivery of Sitecore solutions. You will need at least five years of experience in a technical consultancy, digital agency or similar.